Departments & Services

Welcome and Introduction

The Municipality of the County of Pictou is the local government responsible for providing services to the citizens in the rural communities of Pictou County. The Municipality has a population of approximately 20600 and is the largest of the six municipal governments located in Pictou County. The Municipality provides services in the areas of public works, some local roads, sewer and water, recreation, in addition to other municipal services and governance.

70910929 2091638827812633 4058319940929716224 n2Pictou County has joined the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia’s Doors Open for Churches program with five sites taking part in the program on Saturday, September 21.  More details here.


download9There are variety of Learn to Skate programs taking place locally starting this fall. Check them out here. 


comfort centre notes2Rural Pictou County residents were volunteering at comfort centres this past week as people waited for their power to return.  Learn more here about the generosity that people showed in times of need.  


World Class Curling -  Pinty's Tour Challenge - Nov. 5 -10 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. 

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If emergency assistance is required in rural Pictou County for issues regarding water, wastewater or municipal roads, please call:  
PUBLIC WORKS – 902-485-4085 between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.   If there is not a Public Works staff member in the office to immediately answer your call, it will be transferred to voicemail and a second number will be available for emergency calls.  It is 902-301-1825 and this phone is carried by a Public Works staff member 24/7.